NATO's Atlantic Alliance ships and aircraft associated with anti-submarine preparedness
North America Date:1960 Duration:1 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
Film opens with aerial view from overflying aircraft, of the aircraft carrier, USS Independence (CVA-62) underway. Scene shifts to Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Virginia, where a ramp is filled with a variety of aircraft. A pair of Douglas A-4 Skyhawk aircraft are taxiing. View of men in the Control Tower with large radar array in background. Two A-4 Skyhawks approach and one lands as the other goes around. Complete change of scene, to Halifax Nova Scotia, where warships of the Royal Canadian Navy are berthed. In waters off the Grand Banks, the Canadian Navy Aircraft carrier, HMCS Bonaventure (CVL 22) is seen making way at high speed during anti-submarine exercises.
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